Description: From John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, the authors of the #1 New York Times bestseller Game Change, comes an explosive account of the 2012 presidential election, pulling back the curtain to reveal the exhilarating, newsbreaking story behind the headlines for the first time.
Double Down tells the compelling narrative of the circus-like Republican nomination fight, the rise and fall of Mitt Romney, and the trials, tribulations, and Election Day triumph of Barack Obama. It's the shocking, often hilarious, definitive account of an election of singular importance.
Mark Halperin is editor-at-large and senior political analyst for Time magazine, and the author of The Undecided Voter's Guide to the Next President.
John Heilemann is the National Affairs Editor for New York magazine and NYMag.com, and a political analyst for MSNBC. His first book was Pride Before the Fall: The Trials of Bill Gates and the End of the Microsoft Era.
Venue Description: Located on the Upper West Side, the 92nd Street Y is NYC's hub for lectures, talks, readings, literary events, classes, Jewish programs, food and wine tastings, and more. They also offer live music, dance performances, and more including the Art of the Guitar, the $5 Fridays at Noon dance series, and social events.